John Howard Wilson, Jr. PhD (1961-2014)

It is with great sadness that the Evelyn Waugh Society announces the death on 11 December in Erie, Pennsylvania of our founder and renowned Waugh scholar, Dr. John Howard Wilson, Jr. He was 53.

An obituary of Dr. Wilson by Dr. Gayatri Devi, a colleague at Lock Haven University, can be found here.

The Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project notes Dr. Wilson’s passing here.

An obituary of Dr. Wilson published in the Erie Times-News can be found here.

Memorial donations may be made to:

  • LSA College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  • University of Michigan
  • 500 South State Street, Suite 5000
  • Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382

Dr. Wilson (second from left) with members of the Evelyn Waugh Society at Combe Florey in August 2011

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